Black Lips announce world tour will extend to middle east

BLACK LIPS ANNOUNCE WORLD TOUR WILL EXTEND TO THE MIDDLE EAST

FLOWER PUNK PROGENITORS HEADING ON TWO WEEK TOUR OF EGYPT, IRAQ, JORDAN, AND MORE

The notorious flower punk quartet Black Lips, in an ongoing attempt to leave no stone unturned in their effort to spread their music globally, are treading a path few Western bands have traveled with a run of dates planned for the Middle East this Fall. “We want to play everywhere on the planet, and the opportunity came up. We couldn’t say no,” states band bassist and vocalist Jared Swilley. “Anywhere that we haven’t been excites us. Not many western bands have toured the region and to be one of the first is amazing. Adventures are the best.” With tours in Australia, Thailand, Portugal, India, under their belts, the band are looking to expand their horizons and spread their message of peace, fun, and rock and roll as far as it will go. “People like music and having fun and I think that’s pretty universal,” adds Swilley.

SEE FOOTAGE OF BLACK LIPS’ RECENT TOUR IN THAILAND
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJBnZQNiBxg

BLACK LIPS MIDEAST SHOWS:

9/14/12 – Amman, Jordan – TBA *
9/19/12 – Larnaca, Cyprus – Savino Live *
9/21/12 – Cairo, Egypt – Culturewheel *
9/23/12 – Tunis, Tunisia – Le Squat *
9/26/12 – Dubai, UAE – Music Room *
9/28/12 – Hawler, Iraq – TBA
9/29/12 – Sulamaniah, Iraq – TBA
10/6/12 – Beirut, Lebanon – Metro Al Madina *

* with Lazzy Lung

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